Landlord Liaison Officer

  • Full time
  • £33,174
  • Skylight Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th April 2021


  • Advertised from 26th March 2021
  • Hours per week: 35. Fixed term.

Role

About us

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.

Crisis is currently recruiting for a Landlord Liaison Officer in Edinburgh to recruit Private Rented Sector landlords to the service.

About the role

As LANDLORD LIAISON OFFICER, you will be involved in encouraging and attracting landlords to work alongside Crisis to provide private tenancies to people experiencing homelessness. You will provide information and advice about the service, and act as the primary contact for landlords and letting agencies.

This is a temporary role for 8 - 10 months.

About you

To be successful in this role you will be experienced in engaging and working with landlords and letting agencies. You will need to demonstrate the ability to advocate effectively, with good negotiating, interpersonal, and networking skills. You will have demonstrable knowledge of the welfare benefits system and desirable knowledge of the legal framework and systems around PRS housing in Scotland.

Benefits

As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

• Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy

• Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5%

• 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.

Application notes

If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please visit our website to apply

If you need to request an application in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment Team on jobs@crisis.org.uk

Closing date: 18th April 2021 (at 23:59)

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 4th May 2021

We value diversity, promote equality and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness.